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Director of Juvenile Justice Division to retire began. "George's career exemplifies the best in public service," said Health and Social Services Commissioner Jay Livey. Patty Ware, longtime program manager for the division, will serve as acting director. Buhite served 12 years as superintendent...
Public assistant head steps down

...Tony Knowles. His last day with the agency is June 14. Deputy Director Chris Ashenbrenner will replace Nordlund, said Jay Livey, commissioner of the Department of Health and Social Services. Ashenbrenner, 52, has been with the department for...
Protests in Cairo surprise some from Juneau who lived there

...residents of Egypt expressed surprise at the suddenness and intensity of the demonstrations. Montoya and her husband Jay Livey, who works for Sen. Lyman Hoffman at the Capitol, spent years in Cairo and returned to America in 2006 with the Parsons...
State gets dismal review of child protection service

...may be no services at all. "I think that a lot of the areas that we had recognized as problems were confirmed," said Jay Livey, Alaska commissioner of health and social services. "We now have some specifics and a road map and some outcomes that...
Juneau Digest

...from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Gold Town Nickelodeon. The guest speakers include Vivian Montoya and Jay Livey, Beth and Jamie Parsons, and Judy and Gary Hayden. Admission is free. For more information, visit
State takes stock of antibiotic supplies

...began the surveys on Wednesday and plans to monitor pharmacies regularly to measure the supply of drugs in Alaska, said Jay Livey, commissioner of the state Department of Health and Social Services. "This is precautionary for us at this point...
Alaska awarded planning grant for child mental health

...emotional development in their first six years have a solid foundation for leading productive and successful lives," Jay Livey, Alaska DHSS Commissioner said. "Alaska has an abundance of anecdotal reports about social and emotional problems of...
Medicaid changes stop state from double-dipping for funds

...this year. As a result, the state will have to come up with $18.7 million more or reduce its Medicaid services. Jay Livey, the new commissioner of Health and Social Services, said the state operated the system as a way to get a bit more money...
Local Briefs

...have arrived in mailboxes by Wednesday. However, only a handful have turned up in Douglas and southern Southeast, said Jay Livey, commissioner of the state Department of Health and Social Services. The checks, for about $350 apiece, supplement...
State Briefs

...Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. An eight-year veteran of HSS, Lindstrom fills a vacancy left when Jay Livey was promoted to commissioner. "With his years of experience in the Department of Health and Social Services, Elmer...


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